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Ontario Increasing Minimum Wage

Fourth Consecutive Annual Increase Provides Significant Boost to Take Home Pay Ontario is continuing to boost income for workers across the province by increasing the general minimum wage for the fourth consecutive year, which will bring the wage up to $11.60 this fall. Minister of Labour Kevin Flynn made the …

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Sturgeon Falls Drug Bust nets Cocaine, Meth and Weapons.

At approximately 7:30pm, March 6th, officers from the West Nipissing Police Service executed a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act search warrant at a John Street residence in Sturgeon Falls. The search of the residence was completed and officers seized an assortment of controlled substance including; cocaine, crack cocaine, methamphetamine pills, …

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Ontario Cutting Electricity Bills by 25 Per Cent

PRESS RELEASE! System Restructuring Delivers Lasting Relief to Households Across Province Ontario is lowering electricity bills by 25 per cent on average for all residential customers as part of a significant system restructuring that will address long-standing policy challenges and ensure greater fairness. Starting this summer, Ontario’s Fair Hydro Plan …

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Police Determine Highway Attack Did Not Occur.

On February 1st 2017, an alleged attempted abduction surfaced on social media. The alleged offence was brought to the attention of the Ontario Provincial Police and investigators immediately began to look into the matter. It was determined that the events were said to have occurred within the jurisdiction of the …

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8,000 Methamphetamine Pills Seized in Sturgeon Falls

At approximately 7:00am, January 11th, officers from the West Nipissing Police Service and the Ontario Provincial Police executed a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act search warrant at a Nipissing Street residence in Sturgeon Falls. The search of the residence was completed and officers seized in excess of eight thousand (8,000) …

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OFFICERS RESPOND TO ALARM AND ARREST MADE

On Thursday December 29th 2016, officers from the West Nipissing Police Service responded to an alarm at approximately 11:35 p.m.at the municipal building at Minnehaha Bay in Sturgeon Falls. Upon arrival, they discovered a door ajar and footprints leading away from the building. Entry had been gained to the premises …

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Hunt Camp Burns – Suspicious Fire.

Members of the North Bay Ontario Provincial Police are seeking information to help solve a suspicious fire. The fire destroyed the Anderson Outpost hunt camp situated off of Tomiko Lake Road in Lyman Township. The fire occurred on Nov. 4. The camp is accessible by all-terrain-vehicle (ATV) only. Investigation into …

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‘I’m the only person who is really exonerated,’ investigated councillor says

An investigation into who leaked confidential municipal information was the subject of an explosive city council meeting this week. Integrity commissioner George Rust-D’Eye’s six-page report, titled Leaked Documents, was publicly released to council, causing heated exchanges between Coun. Gilles Tessier and Mayor Joanne Savage and Tessier and Coun. Jamie Restoule. …

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